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Movie Suggestions

Movie Suggestion XXXIX: A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

  Movie Suggestion XXXIX: A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night   Country: United States – 2014   Genre: Horror, Romance, Thriller   Directed by: Ana Lily Amirpour   Starring: Sheila Vand, Arash Marandi, Marshall Manesh.     Synopsis: “The first Iranian Vampire Western ever made, Ana Lily Amirpour’s debut basks in the sheer pleasure of pulp. A joyful mash-up of genre, archetype, and iconography, its prolific influences span spaghetti westerns, graphic novels, horror films, and the Iranian New Wave.”…

read all April 28, 2015

Movie Suggestion XXXVIII: Relatos Salvajes

  Movie Suggestion XXXVIII: Relatos salvajes   Country: Country: Argentina | Spain – 2014   Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller   Directed by: Damián Szifrón   Starring: Ricardo Darín, Darío Grandinetti, María Marull, Mónica Villa.     Synopsis: “Inequality, injustice and the demands of the world we live in cause stress and depression for many people. Some of them, however, explode. This is a movie about those people. Vulnerable in the face of a reality that shifts and suddenly turns unpredictable,…

read all April 21, 2015

Movie Suggestion XXXVII: A nagy füzet

  Movie Suggestion XXXVII: A nagy füzet   Country: Hungary | Germany | Austria | France – 2013   Genre: War, Drama   Directed by: János Szász   Starring: László Gyémánt, András Gyémánt, Piroska Molnár, Ulrich Thomsen.       “Twin siblings enduring the harshness of WWII in a village on the Hungarian border hedge their survival on studying and learning from the evil surrounding them.” (     “Are you a nihilist? Trouble finding a way to bring satisfaction…

read all April 14, 2015

Movie Suggestion XXXVI: Winter Sleep

  Movie Suggestion XXXVI: Kis Uykusu   Country: Turkey | France | Germany – 2014   Genre: Drama   Directed by: Nuri Bilge Ceylan   Starring: Haluk Bilginer, Melisa Sözen, Demet Akbag.     “Aydin, a former actor, runs a small hotel in central Anatolia with his young wife Nihal with whom he has a stormy relationship and his sister Necla who is suffering from her recent divorce. In winter as the snow begins to fall, the hotel turns into…

read all April 7, 2015

Movie Suggestion XXXV: Mandariinid

  Movie Suggestion XXXV: Mandariinid   Country: Estonia/ Georgia – 2013   Genre: Drama, History, War   Directed by: Zaza Urushadze   Starring: Lembit Ulfsak, Elmo Nüganen, Giorgi Nakashidze     “War in Georgia, Apkhazeti region 1992: local Apkhazians are fighting to break free from Georgia. Estonian village between the mountains has become empty, almost everyone has returned to their homeland, only 2 men have stayed: Ivo and Margus. But Margus will leave as soon as he has harvested his…

read all March 23, 2015
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